ENERGY HUB & LATEST NEWS

The Garo Energy Hub brings you the latest industry news and information including updates on the Electric Vehicle, Solar and Energy sectors. We also feature company news and updates in this section.

 
Green Technology for the Decade Ahead
Green Technology for the Decade Ahead
Heading into 2020 the energy industry has reached a tipping point where cost and scale of producing renewably sourced electricity is akin to fossil fuels. Thanks to their undeniable environmental credentials, renewables are well placed to overtake their outdated predecessor.
2019: As Car Sales Flatline, EV’s offer Lifeline
2019: As Car Sales Flatline, EV’s offer Lifeline

2019 was a disappointing year for car sales in the UK & Ireland with new car registrations down by 2.4% and 6.8% respectively. The beacon of light in the industry was electric car sales.

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Tesla Cybertruck: It Divides, but does it Conquer?
Tesla Cybertruck: It Divides, but does it Conquer?
Looking like something straight out of a science fiction novel, the Tesla Cybertruck is anything but subtle minimalist design. It counters the safe, similar design that most car manufacturers conform to.
Garo Launches New Facility in Birmingham
Garo Launches New Facility in Birmingham
GARO Electric is delighted to announce the opening of their new Birmingham branch from November 2019. Alongside their Belfast & Dublin hubs, this centrally located branch will supply their extensive product range to a large network of electrical wholesalers across the UK.
 Car of the Year 2020 goes Electric In UK & Ireland
Car of the Year 2020 goes Electric In UK & Ireland
Undoubtedly there is an impressive array of electric cars on the market, with newer and more impressive technologies enticing drivers to convert. To date these cars have been admired 'in their category'.
Connecting The Ever Expanding EV Charging Network
Connecting The Ever Expanding EV Charging Network
A new agreement seeks to connect Charging Networks across the UK and Nordic region, improving the experience the EV drivers by reducing the need for ..
Green Number Plates & The Incentives To Purchase Electric Vehicles
Green Number Plates & The Incentives To Purchase Electric Vehicles
The UK Government is involved in a Consultation Process involving plans to introduce green registration plates for Electric Vehicles. The aim being that the plate will serve as a visual aid, promoting the purchase and use of EVs.
 Budget 2020: Ireland Cuts Its Cloth to Meet A Sustainable Measure
Budget 2020: Ireland Cuts Its Cloth to Meet A Sustainable Measure
The general response to Ireland's 2019 pre-Brexit budget was that it was a bit of a 'non-budget' for the individual. However it has introduced a new set of incentives and grants that should further promote the growth in sales of EV's across all sectors.
Surge of Confidence in EV Fleet Vehicles
Surge of Confidence in EV Fleet Vehicles
Amazon has announced plans to purchase a colossal 100,000 EV delivery vans from EV manufacturer Rivian. This comes as the company urges industry to sign up to 'The Climate Pledge', an initiative to reach zero net carbon by 2040, ten years ahead of The Paris Agreement.
GARO Celebrates 80 Years of Electrical Expertise
GARO Celebrates 80 Years of Electrical Expertise
2019 marks an impressive milestone for GARO Electric - the 80th anniversary of it's foundation. The company has been developing, manufacturing and supplying quality electrical distribution products and systems from its multiple bases across Europe since its establishment in Sweden in 1939.
Irish Government Announces 1000 New On-Street EV Chargers
Irish Government Announces 1000 New On-Street EV Chargers
This week, the Irish Minister for Climate Action and Environment announced new plans for Local Authorities to add 1000 new On-Street EV Chargers to the network. The step was made in support of the country's overall target of 936,000 EVs on the road by 2030.
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